Managing heart failure

This CPD module provides and overview of the current management of chronic heart failure and its medication managemant options.

In CPD

This module aims to provide an overview of the current management of chronic heart failure. 

Learning objectives

After reading this module, pharmacy technicians will be able to:

  • Understand the definitions of heart failure
  • Identify patients who may require medication changes due to a deterioration in symptom control
  • Know the key points to discuss with a patient prescribed treatment for heart failure.

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